Update your Knowledge with MKSAP 19 Q&A

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MKSAP 19 Q & A

A 48-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dyspnea and near-syncope with exertion. He has no other medical problems and takes no medication.

On physical examination, vital signs are normal. A grade 3/6 systolic ejection-quality murmur is heard along the left sternal border. The carotid impulse is brisk. The murmur decreases significantly in intensity with the patient squatting. There is no radiation of the murmur to the carotid arteries. No ejection sound or systolic click is heard. There is no variation with respiration, and no diastolic murmur is present.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A: Bicuspid aortic stenosis
B: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
C: Restrictive membranous ventricular septal defect
D: Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm

Answer and Critique

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